23 September 2020 by Victoria Abah
The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has expressed shock over the unfortunate fatal tanker explosion which took place in the early hours of today around the Felele area of Lokoja metropolis.
This is contained in a statement in Lokoja by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Onogwu Muhammed.
The statement says, Governor Bello is sad to learn of the tragic loss of lives, property and other valuables in the fire, describing it as the greatest tragedy the state has witnessed in recent times.
According to the statement the Governor sends his deepest condolences to the families of those affected by the ugly occurrence, while urging the students of Kogi State Polytechnic to remain calm and peaceful, as he equally shares in their grieving moment over the death of some of their colleagues in the disaster.